Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs - 2019

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Kaziranga National Park: Rhino population rises marginally

The recent census carried out in Kaziranga National Park, Assam has revealed that there was a marginal increase in the population of the one-horned rhinoceros here. As per census report, currently there are 2,413 rhinos in Kaziranga National Park registering a marginal increase of 12 rhinos compared to last census. Out of the rhinos spotted, 642 Read More…

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India’s first insect museum opened in Tamil Nadu

India’s first insect museum with state-of-the-art amenities was unveiled at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University campus in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswamy. Key Facts The museum has been established at an area of 6,691 sqft. It is fully dedicated to insects. It will display insects preserved as specimens Read More…

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Brazzaville declaration signed to protect world’s largest tropical peatland

The Brazzaville declaration was singed to promote better management and conservation world’s largest tropical peatlands-Cuvette Centrale region in Congo Basin from unregulated land use and prevent its drainage and degradation. It was signed jointly by Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Republic of Congo and Indonesia on the sidelines of Third Partners Meeting of Global Peatlands Read More…

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Earth Hour 2018 observed across the world

The twelfth edition of Earth Hour was observed across the world on 24 March 2018 to take a global call on climate change. To mark this day, cities worldwide turned their lights off for one hour from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time. Give Up to Give Back Initiative On the occasion of Earth Read More…

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Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017: IAE

According to International Energy Agency (IEA), the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose to historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes in 2017. It was due to higher energy demand and slowing of energy efficiency improvements. This large amount of global energy-related carbon emissions comes after it was flat for three years. Key Facts The global Read More…

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